From the Ground Up - Ticks

  • June 9, 2017
    It seems ticks have been in the news a lot lately, mainly because we had such a mild winter.  Bourbon County Horticulture Extension Agent Ray Tackett talks about ticks on this edition of From The Ground Up.

From The Ground Up - Fire Blight

  • June 5, 2017
    The cool, wet weather we have experienced this spring, has been good in some ways and maybe not so good in others. One of the not-so-good is that the cool, wet weather has contributed to Fire Blight of our apple and pears trees. This week on From The Ground Up, Bourbon County Horticulture Extension Agent Ray Tackett talks about Fire Blight.

From The Ground Up - Tomatoes

  • May 30, 2017
    Even if you don’t consider yourself a gardener, lots of people probably still grow at least a couple of tomato plants. Amanda Sears, Horticulture Extension agent in Madison County, reports according to studies done at the University of Illinois, tomatoes are the most popular vegetable grown in the US. But despite how much we love tomatoes, they can be a bit finicky. But those problems can be avoided with a little extra care. Find out more on From The Ground Up from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment with host Jeff Franklin.

From The Ground Up - Poison Ivy

  • May 19, 2017
    Poison Ivy is one of nature's most unwanted plants, especially if you are allergic to it.  Madison County Horticulture Extension Agent Amanda Sears, talks about ways to get rid of this unwanted invasive plant.

From The Ground Up - Insider Gardening Tips

  • May 11, 2017
    There are a myriad of ways to learn more about gardening, from magazines, to books, to websites, all dedicated to gardening. On From the Ground Up we are going to find out more about those insider tips from Madison County Horticulture Extension Agent Amanda Sears. Welcome to From The Ground Up from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. I’m your host Jeff Franklin and on this program, insider tips, tricks of the trade from years of gardening.

From The Ground Up - Starting Your Garden

  • May 11, 2017
    May is here and if you are an experienced gardener you have already been preparing for a new season. We are going to offer some tips to get your garden off to a great start on From The Ground Up. Hello and welcome to From The Ground Up. I’m Jeff Franklin from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and I am talking with Madison County Horticulture Extension Agent Amanda Sears about starting your garden.

From The Ground Up - Emerald Ash Borer

  • May 11, 2017
    What is a green jewel-colored beetle, that is native to Asia, and feeds on trees in the Ash species family? You may have figured it already, because it has been in the news a lot the past several years, it’s the Emerald Ash Borer and yes it’s here in Kentucky and destroying our ash trees. Welcome to From The Ground Up from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. I’m your host Jeff Franklin and we are talking about the EAB with Woodford County Extension Horticulture Agent Faye Tewksbury.

From The Ground Up - Composting

From The Ground Up - Spring Lawn Care

From The Ground Up - How to Prune Trees and Shrubs